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  1. Geoffrey Chaucer: Poet and Pilgrim (1990)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 25 minutes), £95.00 [University rate]

    This DVD uses explanatory narration, dramatised readings, medieval art, to explore Chaucer’s career, his usage of vernacular English, his wit, descriptive genius and power of characterisation.

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  2. To Hear Their Voices - Chaucer, Shakespeare and Frost (1995 Video)

    Series
    Yale Great Teachers
    Director
    Bill Heitz

    Lecture by Professor Marie Borroff who presents three distinct poets Chaucer, Shakespeare and Robert Frost. She discusses how the poets themes find unique expression in their language and how their language...

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  3. The Canterbury Tales (1990)

    Genre
    Drama; Poetry

    Two examples of LBC drama: the first, an excerpt from The Miller’s Tale, taken in turn from The Canterbury Tales (adapted by Mark Burgess; produced by Richard Shannon and Tim Crook), which won gold and...

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  4. The Wars of the Roses

    Date
    4 Jul 2017, 15:33
    Author
    Ben Hodson
    Post Type
    BUFVC Review

    The Wars of the Roses UK. DVD. Illuminations. 505 minutes. £29.99. About the reviewer: Dr Jodi-Anne George is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Dundee. Her research interests include Old...

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  5. Chaucer: Life and Times (1996 Multimedia)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    CD-ROM

    The complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer, with both the original text in the Riverside edition and corresponding translations (Penguin) that may be juxtaposed on the screen. Also includes a glossary; a...

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  6. Canterbury Tales, The (1999 Video)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min., 2004 sale: £29.95 (inc. VAT +p&p)

    Introduces Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales, featuring dramatised extracts with commentary; interpretation, comment and analysis, by Christiania Whitehead and Dr Peter Mack of the University of Warwick.

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  7. Canterbury Tales, The (2001)

    Director
    Pier Paolo Pasolini
    Subject
    English language and literature; Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 107 minutes), £14.99

    Pasolini takes the role of Chaucer in a vivid and grotesque adaptation of some of Chaucer’s bawdy tales. The dual format Blu-Ray edition includes an alternative English-language version presented with...

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  8. Time, Life and Works of Chaucer, The

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, CD-ROM (Hybrid), £49.00

    Gives an impression of the social and intellectual climate in which Chaucer lived and the influences on his work. Presents the characters described in the Prologue to the Canterbury Tales, with narration...

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  9. Chaucer and the Difficulty of Medieval Poetry (197)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (Cassette, 50 minutes), £11.00

    One of a series of audiotaped discussions which show literary criticism as a living, evolving interchange. This discussion is between D. Pearsall and E. Salter of the University of York.

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  10. Chaucer: The Knight, The Clerk and the Franklin

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (Cassette, 80 mins approx), £10.00

    Tapes in the Critical Archive series are are designed for those who have read the relevant text and who have it in front of them; the poetry tapes take "close reading" as their method. Aimed primarily at...

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